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Mount Lofty Descent Bike Tour from Adelaide

From USD 94.23
Highlights
  • Fully guided bike tour from the summit of Mount Lofty to Adelaide
  • Visit Cleland Wildlife Park and spot koalas, kangaroo and wallabies in their native environment
  • Enjoy a gentle downhill ride suitable for anyone comfortable riding a bike on uneven roads
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Mount Lofty Descent Bike Tour from Adelaide
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Mount Lofty Descent Bike Tour from Adelaide
From USD 94.23
Overview
Experience the natural beauty of the Adelaide region on a downhill bike tour from the summit of Mount Lofty. With a guide, you’ll start your bike ride at the highest point of the Mt Lofty Ranges, where you can marvel at the panoramic vista before hopping on your mountain bike and taking off down the hill. Make a stop at Cleland Wildlife Park to spot kangaroos and koalas, and stay energized with morning tea. Round-trip transportation by comfortable 4WD vehicle from Adelaide to Mount Lofty is included. This tour is limited to nine people to provide a small-group experience with personalized attention.
What to Expect
Your cycling adventure starts as you’re outfitted with a high-quality mountain bike and helmet. Then leave Adelaide behind by air-conditioned 4WD vehicle for the drive up to the summit of Mount Lofty—elevation 2,329 feet (710 meters).

During the drive, stop for a photo op above the city, with the verdant mountains and Australian bush as your backdrop. Then hop on your bike when you get to the summit, the highest point in the Mt Lofty Ranges, and follow your guide down the mountain, pedaling at a relaxed pace as you admire views of the Adelaide Hills. You’ll be cycling through Cleland Conservation Park, an 85-acre (35-hectare) bush habitat that protects an environment of bushland, stringyback forest and grassy fields; keep your eyes open for roaming animals while you ride.

Take a break when you reach Cleland Wildlife Park for an animal encounter with some of Australia’s most beloved native creatures, from emus to wallabies to koalas, and then refuel with morning tea before returning to your bike to ride through Chambers Gully, an offshoot of Waterfall Gully, home to springs, ruins and koalas who snooze high up in the trees. Continue enjoying scenic views of the hills and the city, and finish your 2-wheeled journey on a trail that leads you into Adelaide’s quiet suburbs.

When you reach your end point, your tour concludes with transport to your hotel.
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Reviews (45)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great day for a ride

Thanks for a wonderful descent Lee. The weather was also perfect for the adventure It was great that Cleland was included along the way - especially for International riders who haven't experienced our Australian Wildlife - always good to be able to interact. Great views...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Leanne H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Thanks Lee

What a great morning. Transport to the cool hill of Mount Lofty at 710m. After safety briefing and gear check we enjoyed a wonderful morning of biking down, stopping to see Australian wildlife and even seeing a Koala in the wild. I was a beginner...More

Thank grizzly1735
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile
Adventurous Day Out

Exhilarating challenging bike ride down the Mt Lofty Summit through stunning natural bush viewing nature at its best. Wild kangaroo just watching us and koalas in the wild an amazing sight. A visit to Cleland Wildlife Park allowed us to feed and touch kangaroos up...More

Thank 21DonnaS
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile
A wild and fun experience!!

What a wild, fun experience that was! Today my husband and I both mountain biked down from Mount Lofty under the guidance of our awesome guide, Lee. We both had moderate experience on road bikes but had never ridden on rocky tracks before. My husband...More

Thank aliciap269
Reviewed 23 September 2018
Great city views

Go in September and you'll see wild flowers on the way down. Good amount of time allowed in Cleland Wildlife Park so you get to see more than just the Kangaroos and Koalas.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JennyBr0
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tsu2014
13 April 2018|
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Response from grizzly1735 |
You can do it. Lee was an awesome guide and tells you exactly what is coming up along the descent.
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Response from chunkjim | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I did this ride a couple of weeks ago. Ian was our guide & although we went at a good pace, he emphasised beforehand that we would go at whatever pave suited us. He mentioned that he'd done this ride with people of all... More
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